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Tony Abbott's "shirtfront" is Australia's word of the year

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 05:50

Sydney

"SHIRTFRONT", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was on Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "man-bun".

Mr Abbott in October vowed to "shirtfront" the Russian

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